Small Pleasures by Clare Chambers
A Dulwich Festival Event
Join Dulwich Festival and Village Books for an evening with Clare Chambers, author of the hugely successful novel Small Pleasures, which featured on the Women’s Prize Longlist in 2021.
Small Pleasures is an unforgettable tale of genuine, grown-up romantic anguish set in the suburbs of South East London in the late 1950s. Jean Swinney is a journalist on a local paper, trapped in a life of duty and disappointment from which there is no likelihood of escape.When a young woman, Gretchen Tilbury, contacts the paper to claim that her daughter is the result of a virgin birth, it is down to Jean to discover whether she is a miracle or a fraud. As the investigation turns her quiet life inside out, Jean is suddenly given an unexpected chance at friendship, love and
Monday 16th May 2022 7.30pm
Tickets: £15 (includes a glass of wine), plus booking fee
Bell House, 27 College Road, London SE21 7BG
Mon 16 May